Controlled drugs disguised as candied fruits seized at customs

Taipei, Aug. 5 (CNA) A total of 30,200 pills of the controlled drug Erimin-5 have been seized by Taiwan customs before being shipped to China under the disguise as "candied fruits," the coun...

Taiwan Customs seizes record haul of marijuana as checks on US, Canada flights tighten

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As inspections of passengers arriving from the U.S. and Canada have been tightened, Taiwan Customs officers seized from a passenger a record 37 kilograms of marijuana worth nea...

Taiwan's China Airlines grounds jet bound for Shanghai after bomb threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's China Airlines pulled its jet from a flight scheduled to fly from Taoyuan to Shanghai after it received a letter threatening to blow up the aircraft on Sunday (May...

Update: American man allegedly pushes wife off 4th-floor staircase at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport

Update: Police announced that both people involved were Asian Americans over 30 years of age. Police believe that the incident occurred when a Taiwanese-American woman surnamed Chang (張) tried to stop...

Taiwan's EVA Air may refuse to serve controversial passenger

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After news broke earlier this week that a controversial American passenger who forced EVA Air flight attendants to engage in humiliating acts had somehow booked a new flight th...

Taiwan ramps up airport security ahead of Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a bid to beef up security at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday period, the Ministry of Interior said it has bought a number of x-...

Man arrested for threatening to wage war on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Aviation Police Bureau has arrested a man and seized his computer for evidence after he threatened to wage war on Taiwan, reported CNA. A Taiwanese netizen surnamed Chan...

Taiwanese-American fined NT$120,000 for dodging draft for 16 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese-American man with dual citizenship has been fined NT$120,000 (US$3,885) for dodging the draft for 16 years, reported Liberty Times. The 35-year-old man, surname...

Two Taiwanese citizens under investigation for attempted marijuana import

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An uncle and nephew were arrested earlier today (Oct. 20) after ordering an airmail package containing cannabis flowers. The Aviation Police Bureau seized the package u...

Power unit cable of China Airlines plane severed by cleaning worker at Taiwan Taoyuan Intl. Airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –- A report concerning an incident at Taoyuan International Airport last month, has raised the possibility there may have been an attempt to sabotage a China Airlines aircra...

Recently banned drug found in Taoyuan airport's speedy delivery zone

Taipei, July 22 (CNA) Aviation police last week found a banned substance hidden in a batch of imported cargo at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, 10 days after the drug was added to the list of pr...

Taiwan's aviation police seize over 97kg of ketamine

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A shipment containing more than 97 kilograms of ketamine, a fast-acting and powerful anesthetic often used as a date rape drug, was discovered on Friday at a courier facility near Taiw...

Five Malaysians arrested for attempting to smuggle drugs into Taiwan

Kaohsiung, Jan. 13 (CNA) Law enforcement authorities in Kaohsiung City arrested five Malaysian nationals on Friday for attempting to smuggle 10 kilograms of ketamine into Taiwan. According to a Satur...

Man who claimed to be carrying a bomb at airport detained

A man was detained on Saturday by the Aviation Police Bureau after claiming he was carrying a bomb when undergoing a security check at the airport. The 60-year old Taiwan national, surnamed Chen, w...

3 Filipinos arrested for smuggling marijuana into Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Three Filipino nationals have been arrested in connection with 3 kilos of marijuana discovered smuggled in express packages sent from the U.S. to Taiwan, and the investigation ...